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on May 7, 2014

Tackling PEDv with feedback programs

As the PED virus continues to spread, producers around the world are employing a variety of control tactics. What can we learn from their experiences, and should feedback programs be part of the strategy?

Porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus is a coronavirus that causes severe diarrhea and dehydration. It is spreading throughout the U.S., Canada and Asia. Up to 100 percent morbidity is seen, resulting in a significant economic cost to the industry. With producers having little or no warning of their pigs becoming…

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